While growing up, my family always lived in apartments. Dad had this funny habit of occasionally coming home from work and announcing that he just quit, meaning 3-4 months of unemployment and a possible move while he found a new job. This always made my mom skittish about committing to a mortgage. Later, after dad was gone, mom didn't have the money to buy a house. So, we rented.
Can you remember a time when there was not such a thing as e-mail? Now that it's here, we cannot pick up an old edition of a manners book to find out about e-mail etiquette. Is there a set of rules to keep us mannerly with this techy form of communication?
From his jolly belly to his favorite Christmas Eve snack, just about anyone can give you the full story on Santa Claus.
The Via Princessa Metrolink Station recently underwent numerous improvements and upgrades, including the addition of a 1,100 square-foot building with a men's restroom and women's restroom, a guard office and a janitor's closet. There were also handicap parking upgrades and accessibility improvements.
Do you like numbers? Do you like them better when they involve tax savings? Here are 10 numbers and 10 tax-saving strategies to consider as the clock starts to wind down on 2008.
More than 400 people enjoyed a free Thanksgiving dinner at the Santa Clarita Community Center Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies teamed with local citizens to thwart an alleged criminal theft ring Wednesday morning, a sheriff's statement said.
The Los Angeles District Attorney's office found insufficient evidence to charge Jose Reyes, a truck driver involved in the Tunnel fire, with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, according to a DA statement.
The city of Santa Clarita installed the first softball scoreboard at Central Park on Championship Field No. 2.
Lucky enough to attend Guy LeLarge's fourth annual holiday wine tasting event I had the opportunity to taste some very high end-wines while be entertained by some of his happy guests.
Now that Proposition 2 has passed and will help lessen the suffering of millions of chickens, pigs and calves, my thoughts are on turkeys.
With gratitude and thanksgiving we would like to acknowledge Councilwoman Laurie Ender, Sgt. Maxine Kallenberger, Deputy Keith Davis and the many other deputies who helped bring quality of life and peace back to our Valencia neighborhood.
The Signal has taken a huge step forward by including the Sunday columns of John Boston. The first column (Nov. 16) had to do with politics (and I am so over politics now, right or left) and I couldn't really enjoy it.
I would like to thank The Signal's editorial board for its editorial on Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's Master Plan (Nov. 23).
Regarding "Our View - Hospital Expansion" - Signal Editorial, Nov. 23: The Signal seems to have suffered from memory loss.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.